Holidays and Closures

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The U.S. Embassy observes both U.S. and Mongolian holidays and will be closed on those dates. The visa application services call center also observes U.S. and Mongolian holidays and will also be closed on those dates.

U.S. Embassy Dates of Closure

Dates of Closure – All Dates 2020
Date Day Holiday Country
January 1 Wednesday New Year’s Day U.S./Mongolia
January 20 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday U.S.
February 17 Monday Washington’s Birthday U.S.
February 24 Monday Lunar New Year* Mongolia
February 25 Tuesday Lunar New Year* Mongolia
March 9 Monday Substitute day of International Women’s day, March 8 Mongolia
May 25 Monday Memorial Day U.S.
June 1 Monday Children’s Day Mongolia
July 3 Friday Substitute day of Independence Day, July 4 U.S.
July 10 Friday Substitute day of National Holiday/Naadam Mongolia
July 13 Monday National Holiday/Naadam Mongolia
July 14 Tuesday National Holiday/Naadam Mongolia
July 15 Wednesday National Holiday/Naadam Mongolia
September 7 Monday Labor Day U.S.
October 12 Monday Columbus Day U.S.
November 11 Wednesday Veterans Day U.S.
November 16 Monday Chinggis Khaan’s Birthday* Mongolia
November 26 Thursday Thanksgiving Day U.S.
December 25 Friday Christmas Day U.S.
December 29 Tuesday Independence Day Mongolia

* Lunar New Year and Chinggis Khaan’s Birthday dates may change according to the local Astrologers’ decision.